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The Trades Union Councils' 2014 to 2015 programme of work,
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Stronger Unions is a news and comment blog about the UK trade union movement, managed by the TUC. We aim to be a central resource on the web for people wanting to find out about what unions are doing, and a community for people to contribute their own thoughts on developments for our movement.


Have you taken strike action? We want to hear from you. No-one takes the difficult decision to go on strike lightly. But the right to strike is key to making employers listen to workers. The government’s trade union bill threatens the right to strike – and that’ll make it harder...
01 September 2015
The TUC and the NUS will today (Tuesday) sign an agreement for joint campaigning between the trade union and student movements for the coming year.
25 August 2015
The Regulatory Policy Committee – an independent body appointed by the government which verifies the costs and savings of proposed changes to businesses and civil society – has today (Friday) slammed the government’s trade union proposals impact assessments as “red – not fit for purpose”.
21 August 2015
You can help spread the word by contacting your MP, local media, sticking up posters or distributing flyers. Together we can defeat the trade union bill and protect the right to strike. We’ve produced downloadable resources for unions and supporting groups to print and share. They’re Adobe PDF format files,...
20 August 2015
SERTUC joined a protest in London, 19 August 2015, organised by construction unions UCATT and Unite, at the headquarters of employer’s organisations, arguing for all construction workers to be paid at least £9.15 an hour.
20 August 2015
In addition to the protest at Waterloo there were protests at many other stations in the SERTUC region including Ascot, Brighton, Brighton Preston Park, Hove, King’s Lynn, Norwich, Slough and Windsor.
19 August 2015
This autumn, MPs and peers will discuss the trade union bill – which threatens the basic right to strike. For the first time, employers will be able to break strikes by bringing in agency workers to cover for strikers. This could have big safety implications, lead to worse public services,...
13 August 2015
Need and Deserve Our Support. PCS members at the National Gallery began all-out strike action on Tuesday 11 August, opposing the outsourcing of more than 400 Gallery Assistant jobs.
13 August 2015
Commenting on a letter signed by scores of academics which describes the Trade Union Bill as the most sustained attack on workers’ rights since the early 19th century, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “It’s clear that the government’s Trade Union Bill threatens the right to strike.
11 August 2015
TUC Assistant General Secretary Paul Nowak said: "If payroll payment for union membership was outdated, it would not be popular with so many of the UK's biggest and most successful private companies. The public will see this for what it really is – yet another attack on union members from...
06 August 2015

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